14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 6 nights
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Tokyo

— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland. On your second day here, stroll around Yoyogi Park, then don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally make a trip to Yokohama Chinatown.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo online route planner.

Cebu City, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cebu City in September: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Kyoto

— 2 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Nijo Castle and then take a stroll through Gion.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip maker site.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Osaka

— 2 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
On the 27th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle and then wander the streets of Dotombori District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nigatsu-do Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, and then make a trip to Kofuku-ji Temple 5 Stories Pagoda.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Osaka are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo

— 6 nights
Get a sense of the local culture at Senso-ji Temple and Kōtoku-in. Visit Hase-dera Temple and Zojo-ji Temple for their historical value. Step out of Tokyo to go to Kamakura and see Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Enjoy Tokyo some more: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo travel route planning app.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips